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1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folders Collection (79)

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $5,581.25

Original "shoe box" collection of seventy-nine assorted 1912 T202 Triple Folders includes fifty-five different cards plus twenty-four duplicates. This is an exceptionally clean and totally unpicked group, which has not seen the light of day since 1912, loaded with stars and Hall of Famers. The collection includes Christy Mathewson, Tris Speaker, plus twenty-five additional Hall of Famers. In the following condition composite, cards are identified according to the numbers provided by the Standard Catalog of Baseball Cards checklist. Condition composite: Vg-Ex (3 cards): #51, 73, and 105 Clarke/Miller (HOF). Vg (54 cards): #1 LaPorte/Wallace (HOF), 4, 5, two 7, two 11, six 14 Bresnahan/Oakes (HOF), 16 Chance/Foxen (HOF), 19, 23, 28, 31 Bender/Thomas (HOF), 37, 42, 48, two 51, 57, 59 Engle/Speaker (HOF), 60 Archer/Evers (HOF), 69, 72 Lennox/Tinker (HOF), 73, 76 Cicotte/Stahl (Black Sox), two 78, two 79 Bresnahan/McGraw (HOF), 83 Marquard/Meyers (HOF), 86, 92, 97, 101 Griffith/McBride (HOF), 105 Clarke/Miller (HOF), 109, 112, 113, 116 Graham/brown (HOF), two 117, 118, two 119, 120 Birmingham/Turner, 122, 124, and two 132 Dahlen/Wheat (HOF). Gd (22 cards): #2 Pelty/Wallace (HOF), 6, 14 Bresnahan/Oakes (HOF), 16 Chance/Foxen (HOF), 19, two 24, 26 Chase/Wolter, 38 Byrne/Clarke (HOF), 50, 60 Archer/Evers (HOF), 63, 64 Chance/Tinker (HOF), 71, 89, 91, 102, 104 Chase/Wolter, 109, 122, 124, and 125 Devlin/Mathewson (HOF, Giants). This is a very bright, clean, attractive group, with many cards downgraded to account for small creases and minor technical flaws which are so common to the issue, and with most cards having an appearance far superior to their assigned grades. This is a great-looking group of mid-grade T202 Triple Folders. Also included are seven T206 White Borders: three in Good condition including Hall of Famer George Davis, four in lesser grades including Mathewson black cap (Good appearance but with small tear). Total 86 cards (79 T202 and 7 T206). Reserve $2,000. Estimate (open).

Additional image is available at http://photos.yahoo.com/reaphotos. SOLD FOR $5,581.25


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